The French American director-photographer, Vincent Laforet has won accolades for his aerial night photography of cities; New York, Las Vegas, London, Barcelona and Sydney from 12,000 feet approximately. The photographs have been compiled into a book, “AIR”, containing spectacular and awe-inspiring images.
Pulitzer Prize winner for Feature Photography of the 9/11 events overseas, 2002, Laforet was featured in the “30 photographers under 30 to watch″, by PDN. As the first national contract photographer for Times, he was sent on prestigious assignments by Vanity Fair, National Geographic, and The New York Times magazine. Laforet is a pioneer in innovative tilt-shift and aerial photography.
Laforet was born in 1975 in Switzerland, and grew up in France and New York. He studied at the Dalton School. Laforet did his Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism, North- Western University, Chicago. Laforet has travelled extensively from a very young age.